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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

johnm h Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 7:57 AM
Since gays are a small minority and most don't want to get married, can enter into any contract they want and can call it anything they want, and they cant have children which is the reason for binding couples in enduring relationships in the first place? How did we as a culture get here? Why is the question not seen as absurd in the first place? What is actually driving the issue?

One significant development in the recent election was votes in four states approving same sex marriage initiatives. Until now, all previous state referenda to approve same sex marriage – 32 of them - failed.

The Wall Street Journal editorial page – a place where conservatives usually turn for intellectual capital – saw this as cause for celebration.

According to the Journal, marriage definition should come from voters, not from court orders. Americans, they argue, have “shown themselves more than capable of changing their views on gay marriage the democratic way.”

In other words, our definition of marriage should follow process, not...